13 Israeli hostages freed in Israel-Hamas temporary truce
The first batch of hostages were freed Friday as part of the temporary truce between Israel and Hamas to release some of the nearly 240 civilians abducted during the Oct 7 terrorist attack.
Thirteen Israeli women and children who have been held in captivity for nearly seven weeks were transferred out of Gaza and into the hands of the Red Cross at Egypt’s border crossing.
Ten Thai nationals and one Filipino citizen were also freed, Qatar Ministry spokesperson Majed al-Ansari confirmed.
Earlier reports had said that 13 Israelis and 12 Thai nationals were among...